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How long does nonstructural scoliosis last?

Nonstructural scoliosis is often temporary. If your doctor can diagnose and treat the condition that is causing your nonstructural scoliosis, the curve may resolve itself. In some cases, however, a cause for nonstructural scoliosis cannot be determined. If that is the case, your spinal curve may last throughout adulthood.

Nonstructural scoliosis lasts over the lifetime of the patient, just as it does in structural scoliosis.

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